"The technique I use when I do black and gray realistic work is much slower motion of my hand, and the machines run very soft... not a ton of impact or trauma to the skin," says Bang Bang. "I use the smallest needles possible so there is no grain.. or needle marks in the skin... that's how I achieve such a smooth effect."
The portrait took eight hours.
Check out more of Bang Bang's work on his website. Author: Bailey Johnson Credit: Bang Bang